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Andrew Got the Job of His Dreams

Posted 2 days ago

Andrew is a United States Veteran and has a goal of becoming a specialized scuba diving instructor one day. The initial step towards his career goal was to obtain a Rebreather Instructor Certification. In 2016, Andrew was selected as one of Netspend’s scholarship recipients, and he went on to pursue his certification. After Andrew obtained […]

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Gretarshii Received Her MBA in October 2017

Posted 2 days ago

Gretarshii worked towards accomplishing her MBA longer than she expected. She had to put off pursuing any kind of higher education to take care of her family.  “I was a single mother of three that was stuck working dead end jobs, trying to make a living and provide for my family.” When we first met […]

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10 Tax Mistakes that Could Cost You

Posted 4 months ago

This is a preview of a post from the Liberty Tax blog. The views expressed below are theirs. For the entire post, please click here. Most people wish to be done with their taxes as quickly and easily as possible, but filling out your forms too quickly increases the chances of you making a mistake. […]

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Give Yourself the Gift of Secure Shopping

Posted 4 months ago

Cyber criminals are getting ready for the holidays. Are you? The upcoming holiday season is the busiest time of the year for many people. While we finalize our gift lists, cyber criminals plan their attacks. In 2017, more shoppers are expected to purchase presents online than ever before. Follow the tips below to stay safe […]

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Setting Financial Goals: A Guide to What Should be Included

Posted 7 months ago

Everyone wants to be able to enjoy financial peace of mind, but achieving that goal can be difficult, especially when it seems like there is always a new financial fire to be put out. A medical bill or unexpected car repair can be enough to put you behind and make achieving financial stability seem like […]

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How Millennials are Not Banking

Posted 9 months ago

Often when people think of prepaid card holders, the unbanked and underbanked of America, they think of lower income households. It’s a long-held belief that to save you have to rely on traditional banking, but millennials are looking to disrupt the system. In fact, according to Business Insider, the two youngest adult generations in the […]

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Community Connect 2016

Posted 1 year ago

You never really know someone until you walk around in their shoes. That’s why every December, instead of throwing a holiday party for ourselves, we ask every employee to go out and walk in the shoes of our customers. Its part scavenger hunt, part pay it forward, all teamwork and empathy. We call it Community […]

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7 Ways to Pay Less in Taxes

Posted 1 year ago

This is a preview of a post from the Liberty Tax blog. The views expressed below are theirs. For the entire post, please click here. Everybody wants to pay less taxes, and with good planning throughout the year, you can make it happen. You can reduce your taxable income, help yourself, and help others. It’s […]

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I Filed My Taxes. When Can I Expect My Tax Refund?

Posted 1 year ago

This post is a guest blog post by Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA, Turbox Blog Editor and Spokesperson. This is a post written by TurboTax. The views expressed below are theirs. So you’ve made it through the holidays, set (and hopefully not broken) your new year’s resolutions, and got a jump-start on the new year by filing […]

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Prepaid Cards 101

Posted 1 year ago

What is a prepaid card? Prepaid cards are called different names, such as prepaid debit cards, but they usually refer to the same thing. A prepaid card might look like a debit or credit card, but they are a different type of payment product. With a prepaid card, you have to load money onto it first […]

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How to Avoid Being a Cybercrime Victim

Posted 1 year ago

Chances are you know someone who has been a victim of cybercrime or you’ve been one yourself. Almost half of American adults had their personal information exposed by cybercriminals in 2015, according to the Ponemon Institute. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated and better at tricking people into giving up their personal information. The most common […]

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How to Protect Your Identity and Avoid Scams

Posted 1 year ago

Unfortunately, identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States with millions of victims a year according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you’ve been a victim of identity theft, then you know how frustrating it can be to resolve and reclaim your money. One of the most common ways criminals […]

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Pro Tip: Authorization Holds

Posted 2 years ago

Let’s say one morning you get up, you get ready for work, and stop for gas along the way. You use your Netspend card to pay at the pump, fill up your tank, and you’re on your way. Later in the day you check your balance and notice that your balance is almost $100 dollars […]